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Private Party Dogs

The following dogs are available through private parties and are NOT associated with Golden State German Shepherd Rescue; they are listed here as a courtesy. Golden State German Shepherd Rescue has not evaluated these dogs and does not make any claims about or take any responsibility for the temperament or health of any dog listed. Please contact the person indicated in the listing for more information about each dog.

Private Party Dogs Available



Gender: Male
Age: 4 years
Level: 3 (View level descriptions)

Jordi (GSD MIX)  is under the care of Rocket Dog Rescue.   Check out their website for more information on adoptiing Jordi.

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Dog added on: August 29, 2018


Gender: Female
Age: 1.5 years
Level: 2.5 (View level descriptions)

This is Ava!  She is a beautiful all black female shepherd.   Age: 1.5 years, 70 lbs Ava has been with her family since she was a puppy.  Unfortunately, her owners need to rehome her.  The grandparents who are allergic to dogs are moving in with Ava's family and they...

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Dog added on: August 19, 2018

For Owners Looking to Rehome Their Dogs

If you are a dog owner looking to rehome your dog, you may find the following information useful to help you successfully find a new home for your dog.

For Prospective Owners Looking to Adopt a German Shepherd

Prospective owners can take a number of steps to help them find the right dog for their lifestyle. Keep in mind that most shelter and rescue dogs have unknown histories and therefore are relatively unpredictable in behavior. It is important that prospective owners find out as much about a dog as possible, and objectively consider if they have the right lifestyle for that particular dog, before making a commitment to adopt it. The following information may be useful to help determine if a new dog is a good fit for you, your family, and your friends.

You may also find the information on our website on Is a GSD Right for You, Finding the Right Dog, When You Bring Your New Dog Home, and After You Bring Your New Dog Home - The Adjustment Period useful information to help you select the right dog and then integrate it into your life.